Bugzilla - Preferences


Preferences in Bugzilla are used to customize the default settings of Bugzilla as per requirement and guidelines. It can also be called as User Preferences.

There are two ways to navigate on Preferences −

The first way is to click on the Preferences hyperlink in the header of the homepage.

Preference Tab

The second way is to click on the User Preferences button, which is displayed on the Welcome Page Icons.

User Preference

By clicking on one of the links outlined (in red color) in the following screenshot, they will display different types of Preference that can be customized by the users.

Customized User

Preferences Type

Bugzilla supports the following six types of User Preferences.

  • General Preferences
  • Email Preferences
  • Saved Searches
  • Account Information
  • API Keys
  • Permissions

In the next chapter, we will discuss regarding the General Preferences of Bugzilla.